The Messenger, 2011 © Kevin SLOAN (Artist, USA). Magic Realism, Allegorical Realism, Symbolism, Allegory. Artist site: http://www.kevinsloan.com/ Art Gallery: http://www.clarkgallery.com/artists/kevin-sloan Original paintings available at both sites. ... The turtle plods along carrying his load of books and an alarm clock. ... Give the artist some credit!. Link / Pin from the Primary source. Promote your fave blog here in the caption. Ethics & integrity - not just vocabulary words.